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Canidate Strategy

Your current candidate strategy is a catastrophe

The way both Agency and Corporate recruiters ‘attract’ and find candidates is, for the most part, an unmitigated disaster, costing a fortune and resulting in ‘B’ class hires, and an ever-increasing ‘time to hire’. And no one seems to care or even notice! I have written about other aspects of the dysfunction of the agency […]

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The big secret. Unique candidates

The big secret. Unique candidates

It is a scandal how much work recruiters do that they do not get paid for. And it’s getting worse. But there is a way to get a greater return on your efforts. Sadly, 90% of recruiters have no idea how. You can learn the secret now…

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Agency Recruiters will always beat Internal Recruiters. Always.

Can Internal Recruiters assist candidates as much as Agency Recruiters can?

Agency Recruiters will always beat Internal Recruiters. Always. Even great internal recruiters can never do as good a job for candidates as great agency recruiters do. Never. Ever. And that’s simply because internal recruiters are at a significant disadvantage when it comes to supporting candidates in their job search. Let’s examine the ways; Internal recruiters, […]

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How to resign without being a prat

15 cool things you should do when you resign your job

You have got a new job! Well done. Now, don’t spoil it all by making a hash of your exit from where you are now. I know, you are excited. It’s hard to stay focused on the old gig, when everything is ‘oh so cool’ about the new one. But remember, the ‘old gig’ was […]

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Newsflash! There is no such thing as a ‘passive candidate’.

Newsflash! There is no such thing as a ‘passive candidate’.

I have to admit I am sick and tired of hearing talk of ‘active’ and ‘passive’ candidates. Even though I admit to freely using the terms myself… until very recently. But I am going to stop doing that. People ramble on about ‘passive’ candidates, as if this is a totally fresh breed of human being, […]

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What great recruiters tell every candidate!

What great recruiters tell every candidate!

The biggest cause of placements going wrong, is people making assumptions. Placing a candidate starts with building a relationship with that candidate and establishing ‘terms of engagement’, if you like. Usually, it is essential to develop a rapport and a tight co-operation to ensure the right match is made. From a candidate point of view, […]

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